Rabbi Lea Mühlstein
Is the International Chair of Arzenu – the Federation of Reform and Progressive Religious Zionists. She represents the interests of Progressive Jews within the governing bodies of the Israel’s National Institutions: the World Zionist Organization, the Jewish Agency for Israel and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael. She is currently the only member of the Executive of the Jewish Agency under the age of 40.
Born and raised in Germany, Lea holds a BA and MSci in Chemistry from Cambridge University as well as an MA in Jewish Studies from King’s College London. Ordained in 2012 by Leo Baeck College, Lea is currently Rabbi at Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue, London. In addition to her deep commitment to Zionism, she has a great passion for interfaith and social action work as well as world Jewry. She has previously served on the boards of various Jewish and non-Jewish organisations including the WUPJ and EUPJ.